18 Insanely Good Fall Desserts


It’s fall y’all! And we are sharing 18 Insanely Good Fall Desserts that you must try this season! And this list goes far beyond pumpkin recipes! Check out some of our favorite festive and seasonal fall desserts along with some amazing finds from our favorite food blogs!

1. Whiskey Maple Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

These irresistible chocolate ganache-filled cupcakes are so rich and decadent! And when topped with the silky whiskey maple buttercream, you will not be able to resist! 

2. Brown Butter Bourbon Caramel Gelato

If you think ice cream is only for summer, well think again! A scoop of gelato over a hot brownie or with a slice of pie is always delicious! And this Brown Butter Bourbon Caramel Gelato has deep rich flavors that are perfect all year round.

If you need a new pumpkin pie in your life, then you must try this version from one of our favorite food blogs, Leisurefanclub.com! This one includes Biscoff cookies, which make everything better!

4. Chai Spiced Rice Krispies Treats with Nutella Cream Drizzle

Rice Krispies Treats always take us back to our childhoods, but this chai spiced version with the Nutella cream drizzle adds a little something special to the classic that we know you will love!

5. Sweet Potato Bundt Cake with Toffee Glaze

Are you a fan of sweet potato pies?? Well this cake is for you! This bundt cake from Katethebaker.com is giving pure fall vibes and is absolutely drool-worthy!

6. Pumpkin Caramel Panna Cotta with Candied Pecans

The subtle addition of pumpkin to the classic panna cotta gives it the perfect fall flare for this time of the year! This is the type of pumpkin dessert that even pumpkin haters will appreciate!

7. Sweet Potato Pecan Layer Cake

Here is another delicious sweet potato dessert that is fancy enough for a party from peachestopeaches.com! Layer cakes always impress, and this one has all our favorite fall flavors!

8. Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Many people love carrot cake in spring, but we find that the ingredients and flavors scream fall! And believe us, you will be licking the bowl when you make that Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting!

9. Brown Butter and Pecan Rum Cake

Speaking of brown butter, it truly makes everything better and that includes this Pecan Rum Cake!

10. Pumpkin Mascarpone Cheesecake with Candied Cinnamon Pecans

If you are a cheesecake lover like us, then you must add this Pumpkin Mascarpone Cheesecake to your fall baking list! The mascarpone adds another layer of creamy richness to this pumpkin dessert!

11. Apple Cider Yogurt Doughnuts

Apple cider is another seasonal flavor that we adore, and these Apple Cider Yogurt Doughnuts from mgracebakeshop.com give us all the feels! And if you love dessert for breakfast, this recipe is for you!

12. Homemade Churros with Baileys Chocolate Sauce

Churros are good anytime, but during fall we love serving these when we entertain, especially with the luscious Baileys Chocolate Sauce!

Homemade Churros with Baileys Chocolate Sauce
Homemade Churros with Baileys Chocolate Sauce

13. Sticky Toffee Pudding

If you have never had Sticky Toffee Pudding, then you are missing out on one of the best desserts in the world. Not even joking!

14. Pecan Tassies (Tarts)

These cute little bite-sized dreams have been a family favorite of ours. If you love pecan pie, then you need these in your life!

15. Pumpkin Spice Butter Cake aka “Crack Cake”

This addictive dessert is one of our most popular fall recipes. It is ooey gooey and absolutely irresistible!

16. Pumpkin Spice Pecan Cake Pops

Cake pops are super easy to make and are perfect for parties this time of the year! Here is our Pumpkin Spice Pecan version!

17. Austrian No Yeast Donut Holes with Pumpkin and Cardamom

Here is a fun Austrian recipe from Two Sisters Living Life that is perfect for fall. These Austrian sweet treats are similar to American fried donut holes and are ready in less than 30 minutes!

18. Hazelnut Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting

Looking for a delicious gluten free recipe for the season? Then you must try these Hazelnut Cupcakes from Worldlytreat.com! Even better, they have a surprise cream filling!


We hope that this compilation of Insanely Good Fall Desserts inspires you to start baking this season!

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  1. Thank you Angela for including our recipe. This is such a great fall recipes sum up ❤️❤️❤️

    1. Angela and Mark Author says:

      It’s a great recipe!

  2. These all sound so appetizing to kick up the fall season. I am excited to try them!

    1. Angela and Mark Author says:

      Thanks for being part of our roundup!

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